UAMS to Host Cancer Survivorship Workshop Oct. 3

By Susan Van Dusen

I Am a Survivor: Cancer Survivorship Workshop is set for 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 on the 10th floor of the UAMS Cancer Institute.

Interactive sessions will be led by UAMS physicians and social workers:

  • Chemo Brain: Myth or Reality?
  • Sexuality and Cancer Treatment: Effects for Men and Women
  • Emotional Health and Well-Being: Am I the Only One Who Feels This Way?
  • You are the Teacher: Question and Answer Sessions

Pre-registration is requested by Oct. 1 at (501) 603-1612 or wilsonavisf@uams.edu. For information, visit cancer.uams.edu/survivorworkshop.

Free parking is available in Parking Deck 3 at the corner of Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue. Snacks will be provided.



UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.

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